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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #40 on: November 26, 2007, 07:47:28 am »
1-Honda MT5 ,what a machine at the age of 16.2-yz125 3-xr200 4-wr200(started doing enduros)5-ktm200 6-ktm200 7-dakar650 8-ktm 640 enduro(crap) 9-triumph 955i sprint(shat myself and sold it ) 10-wr250f 11-wr450f 12-2007wr450,current.13-klr650,current
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #41 on: November 26, 2007, 08:03:07 am »
Suzuki RG50 Gamma (POS)
Honda MB100 (with MB5 stickers)
Honda 400 Hawk
Yamaha RZ500
Gap of 4 years
Piaggio x9 500
Honda CBR600
Triumph TT600
BMW R1150R
BMW R1100s
Triumph Daytona 650
BMW R1150GS
BMW R1100RS SE
BMW R1200RT
BMW R1150RT
Suzuki VStrom 650

Most times, between 2-3 bikes in the shed. The 1150RT has been in the shed since '01. Just haven't had the heart to sell it!
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #42 on: November 26, 2007, 08:34:30 am »
I don??t think I can remember them all, but I??ll try.

Vespa 50
Honda Cub
BSA Bantam 175
Suzuki AP50
Suzuki ER50
Yamaha FS1E
Yamaha RZ50
Yamaha MR80?
Suzuki TS125
Suzuki RM125
Honda XL250
Yamaha XT500
Kawasaki GPZ750
Honda CR125
Honda 600 Cruiser
Suzuki 800 Cruiser
Ducati 900SS
Buell XB9
Yamaha FZ6
Aprilia RSV Mille
Yamaha XT600
Suzuki Vstrom 1000
Kawasaki KLE400
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #43 on: November 26, 2007, 08:39:21 am »
Nice to see some Triumphs in the lists  ;D  That Triumph Daytona 650 was a great bike, not so Herm?

Edgy - I found the 955i Sprints (was yours RS or ST?) to be quite tame...?
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #44 on: November 26, 2007, 08:42:17 am »
Interesting, most members has had/still has a thumper in the line-up!
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #45 on: November 26, 2007, 08:55:33 am »
Interesting, most members has had/still has a thumper in the line-up!

I think once you've had one/owned one, it's hard to get them out of you're system. I think this on a thread elsewhere, but the XT 500's and the XL/XR 500's were almost cult bikes...every schoolboys dream....
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #46 on: November 26, 2007, 08:57:21 am »
1983 XT 500
Kawasaki LTD 750
TT 600
XT 600 E
BMW F650 gs Dakar
Honda XRV750 Afrca twin
and now my pride and joy KTM 990 S
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #47 on: November 26, 2007, 09:55:21 am »
1983 Kawasaki AE50
1984 Kawasaki AR50/80
1985 Suzuki RG50 Gamma
1986 Honda MT50
1989 Yamaha DT125
1991 Kawasaki KDX200
1999 Kawasaki Z1000J
2000 Kawasaki GPZ900R
2002 Kawasaki ZZR1100
2003 Kawasaki ZZR1200
2004 Kawasaki ZX10R (still got)
2005 BMW GS1200
2006 Aprilia RSVR1000 (Still got)
2007 XXXXXXXXX  XXXXXX  (to be revealed once rebuild is complete)


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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #48 on: November 26, 2007, 10:07:23 am »
Previously: 1989 GSX-R 400 RR
Current: 2005 Suzuki Raider 150
Don't waste any more time.

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #49 on: November 26, 2007, 10:24:24 am »
Honda SS50
Suzuki RV 90
Suzuki Rv 125
Yamaha RD 50
Honda CR 125
Yamaha DT125
BMW R60
Suzuki B200 - Fun project rebuilding a delivery Bike
Honda CBR 1000 03 Black
Honda CBR 1000 04 Red
Kawa Z1000
Honda Transalp
Honda CBR 1100
Honda CBR 600 96
Kawa KDX 200 89
Kawa KDX 200 06
Honda CR 200
Honda CR 50
Eurojet 125
Honda CB 900
Yam Fazer 600
Honda VFR 800
Honda Varadero
Honda  CBR 600 07
BMW F650 04
BMW F650 05

and soon ...................don't know yet.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #50 on: November 26, 2007, 10:36:46 am »
suzuki b120
yamaha ss50 76
yamaha fs50  +- 80
whole lot of scraps suzuki 50 's
kawazaki ae 50
honda mb 50 4 stroke
pe 175
rm250
honda mt 50 fun
kawazaki kx 80
xr200
honda mbx50 roadworthy and all
honda xr500 X2 one after the other
yamaha it490 outch
yamaha 1.1
honda xr500
kawazaki klr600
honda xr 600
honda xr650r
hondaxr650r current
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #51 on: November 26, 2007, 10:44:03 am »
1974: Suzuki TC50
1976: Suzuki TS50
1980: Suzuki TF125A (50000+ farm km's, 1 rebore)
2003: Suzuki TF 125C
2005--> Kawasaki KLE 500
2007--> Suzuki DR 200
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #52 on: November 26, 2007, 10:56:26 am »
Redrider, question please, XR650 I know these are not imported by Honda, and also seen a discussion of someone talking about bringing them in...........Where does someone get these bikes?
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #53 on: November 26, 2007, 11:24:13 am »

1980: Suzuki TF125A (50000+ farm km's, 1 rebore)


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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #54 on: November 26, 2007, 11:45:11 am »
Nice to see some Triumphs in the lists  ;D  That Triumph Daytona 650 was a great bike, not so Herm?

Edgy - I found the 955i Sprints (was yours RS or ST?) to be quite tame...?

When the Daytona 650 came 1st and 2nd in the Isle of Man TT in '03, I was sold. The Yellow colour with the Union Jack across the front fairing was fantastic. Aso, a sportsbike capable of touring.

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #55 on: November 26, 2007, 12:18:07 pm »
Italjet 50
Honda XR 75
Honda CR 80
Suzki RV 90
Yamaha DT 50
KX 125 (3 off)
KX 250 (3 off)
Honda XR 500 R
Honda XL 500 S
Honda XL 500 R
Suzuli GSXR 750 SRAD

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #56 on: November 26, 2007, 12:32:42 pm »
Insidedirtrider,i had the RS,it was fairly tame i suppose to most litre superbikes,but incredibly smooth and i think a cool touring machine.Made me decide to stick to dirtbikes though.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #57 on: November 26, 2007, 02:48:24 pm »
Yamaha 175DT
Honda 250 TL
Montessa 360
Honda 750FB
BMW 1100RT
BMW1150RT
BMW 1200GS
BMW1200GS
Kawasaki 200KDX
Beta 270
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #58 on: November 26, 2007, 03:03:25 pm »
Insidedirtrider,i had the RS,it was fairly tame i suppose to most litre superbikes,but incredibly smooth and i think a cool touring machine.Made me decide to stick to dirtbikes though.
It was a big jump for me - I went from the KR150 (2-stroke) to the RS.  The KR was pretty quick though, but that RS was just awesome.  As soon as I opened her up the first time on the test drive I was SO sold!!  Then put on 88 000 totally hassle-free km, and then wrote it off... it was a sad day indeed.  I really miss it.  The current roadbike (Z750S) just doesn't compare, it's a good bike, make no mistake, but it just doesn't have the personality the RS had.  That's why I say I'll be shopping for a triple again in the near future.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #59 on: November 26, 2007, 03:17:21 pm »
TS50ER - great schoolboy scoot.
GS550e - my first big bike. major accident on it..my fault not bikes.
CB900F- great bike - good service from it.
1100 Katana- big accident ./...used insurance to buy outright a
750- Katana - without a doubt the most reliable bike i have ever owned. 90 000 km's an was still going strong when i sold it.
GS750es- great bike
gpz1100 - fuel injection nightmare - first thing i did was throw out the FI
VF750F - chocolate cams or noty this bike went well.
GSXR750WN - good sportbike ,a bit heavy compared to the competition in its day but went well
VTR1000F - a brilliant bike ...got stolen ..bustids
GSXR750W SRAD with FI- great bike but got into touring an adv riding
DL1000* - excellent bike 50 000km's and going strong.
XT125e* - great lil bike ..i used it prior to my son gettign it for his 16th birthday. solid lil bike ,cheap but underpowered....

cant think of more right now ,,,those i forget are prolly best forgotten i reckon  ;D
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